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Writing for Webseries & TV – JFMS

November 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 12, 2017

Simulate a Writer’s Room!

Writing​ ​Webseries​ & TV for​ ​Social​ ​Justice

Course​ ​Description:
Simulate a writer’s room with a talented cohort of emerging storytellers to co-write a webisode and short-form sketch content! Decolonize humor and change the narrative to subvert mainstream media through a platform growing in popularity. All content will be produced and distributed online within a year as part of The SweetSpot, a comedic webseries about a diverse group of friends from the San Gabriel Valley who contend with modern-day adulthood. Course curriculum will cover various aspects of writing, including creating a series arc, character arc,
episode breakdown, outlining, proper formatting, beat sheet, act structure, dialogue, and rewriting.
Participants are encouraged to have participated in a filmmaking, Ethnic Studies, or social justice course prior to enrollment.

Learning​ ​Objectives:
– Refine pitching capabilities.
– Develop skills that are desirable for a studio staff writing position, such as writing collaboratively, and in the voice of a pre-established world.
– Deconstruct humor from a perspective of gender equality, anti-racism, and social justice.
– Improve your grasp on story structure.
– Learn to captivate an online audience with a “hook.”
– See first-hand from the experts who’ve “made it” to learn what studios look for in a series “bible,” pitch deck, pilot, and proof-of-concept.

Tuesdays 5:00pm – 9:00pm
October 3 – December 12 (10 weeks)
Registration Fee Value: $750
Partial scholarships (payment of $500) and work-study positions (payment of $187.50) are available. Payment plans available. Inquiries: email hidden; JavaScript is required

FREE Parking is located at 342 Matthews Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90033


November 14, 2017
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:


Boyle Heights Arts Conservatory


LOS ANGELES, CA 90033 United States
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